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Textbook, p289

LA rebellion

1810-1822 Spanish Latin Americas rebelled and created ton of independent nations
mexico, Venezuela, ecuador, peru
US monroe first to recognize

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history.com

European meddling

Russia had said area [N of 51st parallel-->100m into pacific] off-limits to everyone =/= Russians.
Ukase`
Pissed off JQA, said to Russia that US isn’t subject to any European colonial rules
SIGNIFICANCE--NOT SUBJECT TO E C RULES

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Polk

American attitude


Monroe met with GB, London, 1818, Subject: Oregon Territory. Unsuccessful + led to "convention"?? in 10/20/1818
Convention--3rd article--"any country that may be claimed by either party on the northwest coast of America westward of the Stony Mountains shall..... be free and open for the term of ten years from the date of the signature of the present convention"
ensuring this area is free and cannot be claimed by anyone. since this is part of WH, it's an example of America's protective attitude of the land within--since oregon is controversial territory

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Textbook, p290

Lead up

JQA wanted power of national govt brought together
JQA afraid that Spain would try to get back LA colonies

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Bureau

Composition

Monroe + JQA used concepts of protecting rights from Washington's FA and Madison's war of 1812 message

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Winther

Lead up

Monroe elected for 2nd time in 1820
All but 1 electoral vote
(Washington's record)
Doctrine part of a greater nationalist attitude at the time
Foreign policy post war had encouraged this

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Jefferson's letter

Composition

Jefferson agreed w Canning
Opinion: preempt war, not bring it
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Bureau

Composition

British Canning presented idea that Britain + America declare together
JQA didn't want to work w GB, thought they had ulterior motives
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Brit1

Composition

First draft had rebuke of French for invading Spain
First draft recognized Greek independence
JQA got these out of there
JQA said do it exclusively American
(he won)
No way to back up MD at the time in terms of military
Needed British military

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Grahame, p58

Composition

Canning didn't let GB govt be official participant to institution of Doctrine
Rush thought GB thought America wanted to rule and benefit financially the continent (American)

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Special Message to Congress on the Foreign Policy Crisis

War of 1812

war of 1812--Britain had disrespected WH
now--WH protected from all E

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history.comW

War of 1812

causes of war of 1812
Great Britain was fighting w France
both sides blocked US from trading with other side.
1807--Britain passed Orders in Council
required neutral countries to get license from authorities before trading with France/French colonies

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history.comW

War of 1812

boosted American expansionism
Canadians and for Native Americans view it as landmark for them not` being able to self-govern

14

Bureau

LA rebellion

America afraid that Spain and France might recolonize LA, which had just rebelled and won against European leadership.
Russia was looking to expand to Oregon from land in Alaska

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textbook, p290

LA rebellion

SA and US revolutions VERY SIMILAR
decs of independence used same language (see Venezuela)

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textbook, p289

LA rebellion

1825--Spain only had Cuba and Puerto Rico
US sympathetic to the uprisings
?

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Textbook, p288

Lead up

Monroe became president in 1816. his time was monopartisan govt--called era of good feelings.

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textbook, p244, 247

war of 1812

Madison--American-ness at stake--might become colonists of GB instead of staying independent.
end of war--increased American public's feeling of separation from Europe

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letter from Monroe to Jefferson; letter in return

Lead up

Monroe asked Jefferson and Madison's opinion on the idea; Sig: Jefferson involved --(sp for him; see J's comment on "politics many years something"

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history.com

LA rebellion

Spain and France might've wanted the land back in WH, GB wanted Spanish colonialism over bc less trade restriction

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history.com
Lead Up

Canning’s proposal asked for GB/America to say they'd never take Cuba and Texas
this also upset JQA bc US shouldn't seem in GB shadow

22

brittanica site itself
Lead Up

id Rush--politician, emissary to GB
(arguer)

23

history.comW

War of 1812

GB also pissed off US w impressment
impressment=taking sailors from U.S. ships and forcing them to work for GB
examples of European interference in other people's lives--US doing their best to protect at least WH from this

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Monroe's letter

Lead up

Rush's thoughts
1--do we get involved w Europe?
2--aren't we effectively using a doctrine already?
3--the time has come for GB to side w US
Sig: influential to Monroe's decision

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Jefferson's letter

Lead up

Jefferson--America has diff interests then Europe, so America should have political policies separate from Europe

26

Jefferson's letter

lead up

Jefferson asked if maybe they wanted to conquer a Spanish state so MD could be significant in that
Mentioned Cuba specifically

27

Foreign Policy Speech

European meddling

Madison saw it as completely aggression only from GB side (totally one way)

"We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain, a state of war against the United States, and on the side of the United States a state of peace toward Great Britain."

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Monroe's letter to Jefferson--SOURCE IS

lead up

problem=do they work w GB and issue together against Spanish attempts to get back SA land

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Doctrine
European meddling

US ambassador in St Petersburg was given instructions for negotiating Russian rights about territory near ukase

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Ukase
European meddling

ukase deckared NW coast and Pacific belonged to Russia